Curtains For You
How did the band get together?
How has recording and writing changed for What a Lovely Surprise to
The next time around, at least personally, I decided to focus a lot more
Peter Fedofsky: Well, the recording of this album was so immediate. We
We obviously hear lots of great Lennon McCartney influences here but
Matthew Gervais: I’d certainly agree with Pete on Nilsson and Wilson, (hey that sounds like a good band name). My parents used to play The Point for us on road trips to the Oregon Coast when we were kids. In my more recent years I’ve become a devotee of Leonard Cohen, mostly for that strange magic that he can evoke both musically and lyrically. I strive for that sort of gravity
What do you find works best for your creative process when bringing a
MG: The only songs we’ve jammed ourselves into have been kind of jokes
You use a huge variety of instruments. Do you all know how to play
PF: Brass belongs to those two. Nick throws in a trombone on the records
Do you plan to play at any music festivals (like International Pop
What’s next for the band?
Thanks for the interview, guys – I can’t wait for your next album!